♦ Winners …
- LAURYN HILL
A federal judge postpones the South Orange-raised hip-hop singer’s sentencing on tax violations, giving her two more weeks to pay $504,000.
- LOWENSTEIN SANDLER
Private equity giant Cerberus Capital Management retains the Roseland firm for the potential sale of firearm maker Freedom Group.
A federal judge in Newark throws out a securities fraud suit over development of an Alzheimer’s drug.
A federal judge dismisses a gentlemen’s club’s civil rights suit over a borough ordinance restricting BYOB policies to restaurants.
♦ … & Losers
- BUDGET RENT-A-CAR
A federal judge in Newark denies its motion to dismiss a suit by customers who paid a 75-cent surcharge for frequent flyer miles.
A Third Circuit Court of Appeals panel says immigration officials can detain a deportable alien even if he’s not taken into custody for years after his jail term ends.
- JERSEY SHORE
A Rutgers-Eagleton poll shows most residents believe it will take several years for the state to recover from Hurricane Sandy.